The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
“Our mission is to provide a safe, loving, forever home for endangered big cats, and to educate the public about their plight in the wild and captivity”. Once an animal is taken in at Catty Shack Ranch, they have a loving, forever home for life.
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Jacksonville, Florida, serving Duval, Saint Johns, Clay, Nassau, and Baker counties. We are also proud to be a top destination for many national and international visitors. We are humbled and honored to be Trip…
nighttime feedings are quite the showing. They take great care of these beautiful creatures.
This wildlife sanctuary is the home of many exotic cats that are rescued and taken care of on the location. Cougars, leopards, bobcats and foxes are just some of the species in the habitat. Additionally, 25 Siberian tigers (the majority of which are adorable cubs) are kept here along with a select…
“Jacksonville has a large and wonderful zoo that is a great day adventure for families or couples. ”
“A smash hit with all its visitors, Little Talbot Island State Park borders a marsh as well as a phenomenally kept beach among other well-kept areas. The campgrounds are a fan favorite due to the immediate access to such vibrant vegetation. The peaceful setting is said to be one the cleanest campgrounds found anywhere, almost as if man never settled it. The sandy beach includes starfish, horseshoe crabs and sharks when looking out into the water. A great location for bike rides or walks with relatives or friends; Little Talbot Island State Park is picturesque enough for a wedding or any important event that needs a great background to enhance the experience. The spacious park is said to be a little off the path, but this quaintness only adds to the ambiance. A small $5 fee is well worth the access to countless picnic tables and grilling areas making it ideal for a camping destination. ”
Point of Interest
“Friendship Fountain located on the St. Johns River Park at the west end of Downtown Jacksonville's Southbank Riverwalk attraction. The world's largest and tallest fountain when it opened, it has been one of Jacksonville's most recognizable and popular attractions. ”